Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across the Lifespan

This event was held on March 24, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). This event will cover current trends and treatments in OCD, and what is being discovered through research. There will be ample time for audience questions. Speakers include Jim Abelson, MD, PhD, Professor, UM Dept. of Psychiatry, Director, UM Dept. of Psychiatry Anxiety Disorders Program, and Co-Director of the Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Research Group, UM; Gregory Lynn Hanna, MD, Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry, UM, and Director, Anxiety and Tic Disorders Program; and Joseph Himle, PhD, Assoc. Professor of Social Work and Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry, UM.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Taubman Health Sciences Library.

For more information on obsessive-compulsive disorder take a look at our books on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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